Whether all you have is an idea or you’re actively into the early stages of your company’s development, you’ve probably anticipated the need for startup or venture capital.

Money makes things happen.

Starting and scaling a tech business requires a substantial investment that might not always be acquired through your customers. Join us for Tech Startup Day and attend the sessions: Funding: spinning the wheel of fortune and Funding: ownership & exit scenarios to learn from accomplished entrepreneurs and investors how to get the funding needed to scale-up.

Featured speakers include:

Bart Van der Roost - CEO at Gustaf (previously neoScores)

Gustaf is a pioneer in offering digital music scores, it gives musicians the opportunity to simply and securely buy and use sheet music and to share notes with fellow musicians. The startup based in Antwerp joined forces with the Belgian VC's: Theodorus III, PMV (Cultuurinvest), SOFI as well as angel investors securing a total of €2mm in 2015.


Mark Willems – CEO at tsjing

Following initial investments by Duval Union and Living Tomorrow, the crowd and many business angels invested in tsjing, an application for the food and leisure industries. The startup raised €250.000 in seed capital: €100.000 via Bolero Crowdfunding and €150.000 via a number of business angels.

Jeroen de Wit - CEO at Teamleader

Teamleader is a Ghent-based startup that offers a unified tool for CRM, project planning and invoicing. Founded in 2013, to date they have secured 2.5 million from the investment fund Fortino.


Thibault Lougnon - CEO at Textmaster

Textmaster is a platform for content translation, copywriting and proofreading. The Brussels-based startup raised $5 million round of funding in 2015, adding to the approximately $3 million previously raised since being founded in 2011. The lead investor was Serena Capital, along with existing backer Alven Capital.

Frank Maene -Partner Volta Ventures

Frank is a software & internet venture capitalist as well as a startup coach. He is the Managing Partner of Volta Ventures, providing seed, early-stage venture capital and mentorship for internet & software companies in the Benelux. He currently serves on the board of directors of Amplidata, Argus Labs, Awingu, Digitouch and Engagor.

With the many opportunities, advice and guidance available, there is no excuse for not living your dream. Register for Tech Startup Day and learn from accomplished entrepreneurs and mentors how to make secure those funds you need.